Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Life: Weird Apple Airport Network Issue

    on Feb 15, 14 • in Life, Technology • with No Comments

    AirPort Utility

    Tonight the wife can’t connect the Apple TV to iTunes residing on the iMac. So I go through the usual steps, restart iTunes on iMac, no dice, restart the Apple TV, no dice, restart iMac, no dice, reset all settings on Apple TV, no dice. Check if I can connect with the other Apple TV in the other part of the house and no issues. I also discover that I can’t connect to the wife’s MacBook Pro via screen sharing on the iMac, but can with our MacBook Air. I can all control her Apple

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  • Life: The “New” Gmail

    on May 30, 13 • in Life, Technology • with No Comments

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    Google announced changes its Gmail service on May 29, calling it “A new inbox that puts you back in control.”  The announcement stated that the roll out would happen slowly over time, but users could “check gear menu and select Configure inbox when it appears in the Settings options“.  I kept checking periodically over yesterday and today I finally noticed the option to configure the inbox was available. Amongst the changes is the ability to set category tabs for your email between Primary, Social, Updates, Promotions and Forums. They also announced that in the coming

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  • UP by Jawbone

    on Jan 24, 13 • in Life, Software Review, Technology • with No Comments

    UPjawbone

    As part of my wanting to become more fit over the past few months I decided I wanted to track how well I was doing with accomplishing my goals. Up until now I could track my weight and calorie intake with the My Fitness Pal iOS App. This provides the basics, but I wanted a little more. I took some time to research and came across several fitness wristbands.  I ultimately decided on the UP by Jawbone with MotionX. The UP by Jawbone is a wristband that tracks your movement and sleep, which you then

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  • KaZoo Case for the 5th Generation iPod Touch

    on Dec 31, 12 • in Life, Technology • with 2 Comments

    KaZooiPodCase

    My daughter received a new pink iPod Touch from Santa for Christmas this year. She asked if she could have a case, so while out and about we stopped in at the local Best Buy and found the KaZoo Case for the 5th Generation iPod Touch. She chose the elephant version, but the KaZoo case comes in different characters/animals. The case ran us $24.99 US, but I see that it is now $19.99 US online at Best Buy. The case comes with instructions to download the free companion KaZoo Keeper App, which provides wallpaper to

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